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  • Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 TFB Young Farm & Rancher Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and ranchers between the ages of 18 and 35 to meet with fellow producers and learn about other agricultural perspectives.

Young Farmer & Rancher Fall Tour set for Sept. 6-8

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Young Farm & Rancher (YF&R) Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and [...]


  • USDA has started issuing payments to farmers who purchased coverage through the Dairy Margin Coverage program.

USDA making payments for Dairy Margin Coverage program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on [...]

  • Brisket may be on the menu, but it may cost a pretty penny this summer.

Brisket prices rise with popularity

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Demand for brisket continues to rise, but prices are reaching all-time highs, Dr. David Anderson, [...]

  • Fall armyworms could be more prevalent following rainfall from Tropical Storm Barry, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Armyworm outbreak possible following Tropical Storm Barry

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Fall armyworms could be more prevalent following rainfall from Tropical Storm Barry, according to a [...]

  • As hurricane season continues, officials urge Texans to make emergency and disaster preparations.

Stay prepared during hurricane season

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist As hurricane season continues, officials urge Texans to make emergency and disaster preparations. “It’s vital [...]

  • The House Judiciary Committee on July 11 passed a bill that will help more family farmers avoid liquidation or foreclosure, allowing them to stay in operation. The Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 would raise the Chapter 12 operating debt cap from $4.1 million to $10 million.

U.S. House committee passes farmer bankruptcy bill

The House Judiciary Committee on July 11 passed a bill that will help more family farmers avoid liquidation or foreclosure, [...]

  • The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board is set to receive $150 million in funding to repair and rehabilitate flood control structures across Texas.

TSSWCB receives $150 million for flood control projects

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) is set to receive funding to repair [...]

  • Trade, immigration and the tax extender package were among the topics Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening discussed with congressional leaders on a trip to Washington, D.C. this week.

TFB president talks trade, ag issues with Congress

By Julie Tomascik Editor Trade, immigration and the tax extender package were among the topics Texas Farm Bureau President Russell [...]

  • USDA scientists and researchers reported 320 new inventions in 2018.

Deadline to report spring-seeded crops is July 15

Texas farmers have until July 15 to report spring-seeded crops to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency [...]